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The TFT guide to... The Dodgy Dossier

The Friday Thing

27 June 2003

This week the Government was under fire again over its 'dodgy dossier' used to justify the war in Iraq. In particular the dossier claimed that Saddam supported 'terrorist groups' in other countries, while the document the dossier was plagiarised from said he supported 'opposition groups'. So what other distortions did it contain?

1) The phrase 'weapons of mass destruction' was actually stolen from the 'weapons of mass distraction' Easyjet advert.

2) The impoverished, war-torn state of Iraq was in fact incapable of building a Death Star.

3) Saddam Hussein was not responsible for TTEO September 11th, the assassination of JFK, the attempted assassination of JR, the Enron scandal, the death of Ned Flanders' wife, the cancellation of Gentle Ben and making toast fall butter side down.

4) Saddam Hussein actually only 73 per cent evil.

5) Tony Blair's 'personal email from God' revealed to be a fake.



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